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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 3:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 28' South, Longitude: 138° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.94 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.1"956.18 miWest0° 08' 23.8"9.62 miNorth956.57 mi
24 hours13° 41' 15.2"908.03 miEast3° 47' 14.6"260.39 miNorth952.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 12:40 PM553 km344 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 1:10 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
DarwinSat 12:40 PM910 km565 miles491 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsSat 12:40 PM921 km572 miles497 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 1:10 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSat 12:10 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmNorth N
DiliSat 12:10 PM1628 km1011 miles879 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariSat 12:10 PM1784 km1109 miles963 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 11:55 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneSat 1:10 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmSoutheast SE

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